St. Bernard HS students attend congressional art competition reception

From left: St. Bernard student Chris Reyes, teacher Mark Griswold, Rep. Maxine Waters and student Marquis Cox.

Four St. Bernard High School students who entered the Congressional Institute’s Nationwide High School Visual Arts Competition were honored at a districtwide recognition of student work from the 43rd District, held May 9 at the Lawndale Community Center.

The competition recognizes, promotes and encourages artistic talent in the nation and each congressional district. St. Bernard had four entrants in the showing: Jasmine Strachan, Jordan Williams, Chris Reyes and Marquis Cox.

Of her piece, “Red Sunset Over the Pacific,” Strachan said, "I saw it as the perfect opportunity to showcase the beautiful scenery we have by being near the beach. I thought it was the perfect image to submit, and for it to go as far as it did was very flattering and rewarding.”

Accompanying the students to the reception was Mark Griswold, director of Visual and Performing Arts, whose background includes a 1992 Emmy Award winner for his work with Sports America’s Cup.


Voices

Appreciating the gift of memory

Anne Hansen

Why do we hold on to so many things in closets, garages and storage units? What is it about the birth announcement of an adult child or the high school diploma of an elderly grandparent that keeps these objects carefully saved rather than discarded? They are of no use to anyone and take up space. Yet they are precious and difficult to part with.

 

 

Together in Mission 300x250

Events

January 2015
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

January 24, 2015

  • Friday, January 23

    Women’s Silent Retreat, 5 p.m., Sacred Heart Retreat House, 920 East Alhambra Road, Alhambra. The retreat is led by Reverend Leo Patalinghug and begins Friday, January 23rd at 5:00pm and ends on Sunday, January 25th at 12:30pm. Reservations are required. For more information, please contact Mary Latini at (310) 821-7515.

    Mass and Healing Service, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Parish, 15444 Nordhoff St, North Hills. To be presided by Rev. Alex Aclan, Associate Vicar for Clergy.  Call Deacon Celso for more information, (818) 207-5709. 

Catholic Extension 300x100

Get our news by email

C.S. Lewis Great Divorce 300x250
Bob Smith BMW 300x250
Bob Smith Toyota 300x250
Bob Smith Mini 300x250